The 2014 World Cup entered its knockout stage Saturday, June 28th. The first four teams playing the two scheduled games were all from South America. Brazil, the hosts pulled out a victory over Chile on penalty kicks. The second game saw Colombia defeat Uruguay 2-0. The emotion displayed in places like the Court Square Studios in Long Island City in New York was an example of many places around the city, as well as the world with fans from various countries rooting on their respective nations.
In Court Square Studios, the beer was flowing, the food was passed along, and the flags and jerseys and the people who brought it to life filled the former movie studio with passion when Chile tied the hosts, Brazil. The silence after the penalty kick defeat was deafening in its finality. Colombia did better as they won their game with relative ease. Soccer is life around the world and many live vicariously through their teams that carry their colors on the biggest stage in soccer, The World Cup.